Percocet in first trimester

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Avatar n tn I, myself, would try not to take anything in the first trimester as that is the most critical time in development but I also do not have arthritis or anything like that. If your OB said it was OK then you should probably trust her/his opinion or call your pharmacist and ask them.
Avatar n tn I feel terrible I didn't know I was pregnant and now worry that I may have to have an abortion. Does abusing narcotics in the first trimester affect the baby if I stop immediately. I am currently 10wks pregnant.
Avatar n tn Being as it is in your 3rd trimester it is less likely to have an affect on the baby HOWEVER there is always a chance that it could. I believe percocet is considered relatively safe after the first trimester. Your baby may or may not go thru withdrawals but depending on the amount of medication you take it probably won't be serious. There's really no way to know for certain what the outcome will be until you have the baby.
Avatar n tn Pregnancy Category A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
290867 tn?1333572878 i am 33 week and i go in this morning for a root canal they say that the third trimester is the best time to get dental work done. Because in your first your babies organs are starting to develop.
Avatar n tn do I have time to try to ween off this in the first trimester? I would assume it's even more important to be off meds like this in the 2nd/3rd trimester than it is in the 1st? Is that a correct assumption? I have so many questions...the pregnancy is all new to me.....and so I have all sorts of questions there. And now to think about all the medication issues.....this raises even more questions.
Avatar m tn How long would a newborn have needed to be exposed to percocet during a pregnancy to cause withdrawals after birth? I have a family member who swears up and down she only took the small amount that was prescribed to her for back pain in the last few weeks of her pregnancy. There has been a lot of suspicion about what was really going on with her throughout the pregnancy and she was known to take opiods before getting pregnant. Now the baby has been born and is experiencing withdrawals.
Avatar f tn since it is SO early and you know what you have to do- you gotta tell your ob/gyn especially because developmentally, the first trimester is SO important for the baby. also, for your safety and the baby's so you and your doctor can come up with the best plan. if you tell now, before it is too late, you wont get in any trouble and will get all the help you need with this sensitive situation. i use to work with women in your same position if not worse. withdrawal can sometimes hurt the baby.
Avatar f tn It is not known whether Percocet is harmful to an unborn baby, but it could cause breathing problems or addiction/withdrawal symptoms in a newborn . Before you take Percocet, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Acetaminophen and oxycodone may pass into breast milk and could harm a nursing baby. Do not use Percocet without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Avatar f tn i read a story here and a women was on 3 5mgs percocet a day for 3 weeks stopped cause she thought it was a low dose n went in to labor 2 days later.. but she was only a week or 3 away from her due date so tech she was full term.
Avatar f tn I don't know about being further along and taking them but I had in my first and second trimester and my daughter is a perfectly healthy five month old.
Avatar f tn I was told they were safe to take during pregnancy, after the first trimester. They are only supposed to harm the baby during the organ formation. However, my ob/gyn said if I quit cold turkey it would place stress on the baby, but cold turkey was better then continuing to take them past 35 weeks and delivering an addicted baby. If you start taking them again you need to inform your ob/gyn. They test the baby's stool right after delivery for any controlled substances.
Avatar f tn I got my gaulbladder and appendix taken out at the same time in my first trimester and my doc had me on percocet...I had the same concerns but I trusted my doc and here I am at 27wks with a healthy girl so far. But sounds like what you been through doesn't even compare, I honestly don't know what to say.
Avatar f tn However its best to avoid ANY medication in the first trimester when the baby is still developing. If you find out you are pregnant it would be best to stop taking the painkillers alltogether. At this point it's probably best to continue to use protection until you are free of the pain meds and your doctor has given you the official go ahead.
1565432 tn?1295256198 Percocet seems really strong to use just for cramping, especially at just 7 weeks. You should try to avoid any medicines in the first trimester, just to be on the safe side. This is because babies major developments happen in the first trimester and medicines can cause unwanted effects. I doubt you've done much damage if any, but unless you're in utter agony (which would in itself represent something more serious) you probably wouldn't need them.
Avatar f tn The hydrocodone I was taking a couple every couple of days in the first and second trimester. .sometimes I went several days without anything.. im just curios to know if the opiates will still be in the babies system when he is born if I dont take anything else the rest of my pregnancy. .
Avatar f tn There are some meds that are very dangerous to take, especially in your first trimester, it can effect how your baby forms. So, you need to let them know in case you have to stop some of your meds. I wish you the best and congragulations. This will be the beginning of a new and different life for you. It will all be worth it when you are holding your little one in your arms after it is all over. I can't begin to tell you the joy a new little one brings you.
Avatar n tn You are taking the first step in recovery by even admitting this. You and your child can have a good life if you start taking the steps now. Take care.
Avatar f tn Hi, Yes you can be slowly weaned off of the Oxycontin. The first trimester is the most important and you need to see your OB ASAP to find a suitable pain medication regimine since your pregnant. it is so very important to the baby.
Avatar n tn I didn't get many headaches in my first trimester but I'm getting them almost on a daily basis in my second trimester. they're so bad I've been throwing up and they last for days. Tylenol doesn't help at all. I'll take a zip lock bag of ice water and lay in the dark. Or I've used tiger balm but you can't use it to often. I'm desperate to find something that can help get rid of these headaches because they're debilitating.
Avatar f tn As for the baby developing a dependancy on it, I talked to my OB about this and she said definitely NOT to quit cold turkey, especially in your first trimester. Your baby is a part of your body now - imagine your 7 week old fetus having to go through what you do when you don't have a pill. The best way to make sure the baby doesn't detox is to slowly ween yourself off at the end of your second trimester/beginning of your third.
Avatar f tn In my first trimester I had herniated discs in my spine and they gave me hydrocodone. I was scared and only took 4 out of the bottle (I had a previous miscarriage at 13weeks), but now I'm wishing I would have taken them...they would have helped a LOT with pain!
Avatar f tn Im a dental hygenist ur in second trimester u will be fine but u can take Tylenol or Percocet for pain Iits safe for baby ask ur doctor I took it ..when I had surgery u hving pain is not good ...
7019649 tn?1396796117 I was on pain meds my whole first trimester and part of my second. They can help you if they deem it necessary. That's assuming you can't control pain with tylenol or something stronger like a percocet or if the stone is too large to pass and/or is causing hudronephrosis. I hope you pass it though.
Avatar n tn ) If you don't HAVE to take the meds its better not..especially cause your still in the first trimester. First trimester is possibly the most important because the baby is still forming and deciding what goes where. After that its basically just maturing to get ready for birth. But don't feel bad cause I had to be on meds the whole time. My doctors told me that it was better for me to just take the pain meds if I needed them then rather stress the baby cause I was in pain.
Avatar n tn My doctors said it would be better for me to take the meds then stress out the baby cause I'm in so much pain. After the first trimester its also not as big a deal as it would be then cause the babys organs are formed they are just maturing from then on out. They also said later in the pregnancy if I stress the baby it could cause it to have a bm and that could be dangerous and lethal. Try not to worry about it.
Avatar n tn My husband and I are concerned about the potential of me having to go on bedrest from the potential pain in the last trimester. Right now I manage the pain with steroid injections, but that won't be possible once pregnant. Has anyone with disk herniations gone full term w/o bedrest? How did you handle pain, movement, etc. Thank you.